How a local innovation is boosting senior well-being

with Anniriikka Rantala

10 Apr 2024 | Social Inclusion

We look at the Social Hub model, a local initiative in Tampere, Finland, designed to support older adults' well-being and social inclusion. Anniriikka Rantala (Tampere University, Finland) dives into this tool and its promising capabilities.

Episode based on the article

Supporting Older Adults' Social Inclusion and Well‐Being in Neighbourhoods: The Social Hub Model
By Anniriikka Rantala, Outi Valkama, Rita Latikka, Outi Jolanki
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About the Speaker

Anniriikka Rantala (M. Soc. Sci.) is a doctoral researcher of gerontology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Tampere University, Finland. She is a member of the Gerontology Research Centre (GEREC) and a member of the Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care (CoE AgeCare). Her research interests are the linkages between living environment and well-being, as well as social participation, communities, and aging in suburban neighbourhoods.